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Topic Tuesday: Heat of hydration – avoid cracks in concrete curing

Posted by Mats Hjørnevik on 8. May 2019

What is heat of hydration, and how does it affect the settling and curing phase of the concrete? Learn more about different types of concrete cracking, why they occur - and preventative measures and repair methods for fixing it in this Topic Tuesday. Hint: there are bio-based alternatives available!

Research Scientist Harrison Gallantree-Smith is back with another interesting episode of Topic Tuesday, where the issue of cracks in concrete is up for discussion. In this episode we will learn more about different types of cracking, how those cracks appear and what you should do to prevent it,


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Mats Hjørnevik

Mats Hjørnevik

Mats Hjørnevik has more than eight years’ experience working on microfibrillated cellulose. Being the marketing manager of the Exilva products from Borregaard, he worked closely on introducing the concept of microfibrillated cellulose to the market. Mats has a M.Sc. in international marketing and experience from international locations. Mats is now marketing manager in Nordkapp Boats.

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